A live streaming of the Midsummer Night Festival educational programme

22-26 June 2016

The British Council will present a packed programme of lectures by key Russian and UK experts on Shakespeare drama, history, fashion and illustration. Dr Daniel Rosenthal, author of Shakespeare on Screen and 100 Shakespeare Films, will come to Moscow to talk about a global history of Shakespeare screen adaptations. Amber Butchart, fashion historian, broadcaster and Associate Lecturer at London College of Fashion, will look at the place of clothes in Shakespeare’s work and his subsequent influence on fashion design from Dior to Gareth Pugh. Christopher Rainbow, Course Director in Graphic Design and Illustration at the British Higher School of Art and Design in Moscow, will run a workshop and give a public talk on the illustration of Shakespeare over the centuries.

Online streaming programme:

22 JUNE, WEDNESDAY    
18:00 Muzeon Cinema hall A public talk by Jerry Brotton "Tsars, Shahs and Sultans in the Shakespearean World"
23 JUNE, THURSDAY    
19:00 Muzeon Cinema hall A public talk by Marina Boroditskaya and Grigoriy Kruzhkov
21:00 Muzeon Cinema hall In Conversation: Leonard Whiting and Ian Haydn Smith 
24 JUNE, FRIDAY    
20:00 Muzeon Cinema hall A public talk by Daniel Rosenthal "Shakespeare on Film: A Global History of Screen Adaptations"
25 JUNE, SATURDAY    
19:00 Muzeon Cinema hall A public lecture by Evgenia Barinova and Christopher Rainbow "Illustrating Shakespeare through centuries"
21:00 Muzeon Cinema hall A public talk by Ian Haydn Smith "Shakespeare, Genre Cinema and his Enduring Legacy"
26 JUNE, SUNDAY    
18:00 Muzeon Cinema hall A public lecture by Amber Butchart "'The soul of this man is his clothes'. Shakespeare Style: The Bard’s Influence on Fashion"